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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

Inland waters of western Washington and the northern and central
Washington coastal waters including the Olympic Coast National
Marine Sanctuary

PZZ100-240045-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...Strong onshore flow will develop late this
afternoon and evening, with westerly gales in the central and
eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca. High pres will remain offshore
Thursday through Sunday, with lower pres east of the Cascades, for
continuing onshore flow through the period.

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PZZ150-153-156-240045-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft
at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
7 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...W wind to 10 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 5 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 5 ft.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-240045-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft
at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds becoming SW at
14 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 7 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. S swell 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 20 to 25 kt easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. S swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. S swell 5 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. SW swell 5 ft building to W 7 ft.

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West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft
at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft
at 11 seconds.
.THU...Light wind becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves less than 1 ft becoming 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon. W swell
6 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...W wind to 10 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. W
swell 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft.


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PZZ131-240045-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.

$$

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East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.

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PZZ134-240045-
Admiralty Inlet-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming variable 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.THU...Light wind becoming variable to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft.

$$

PZZ133-240045-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 or 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft.

$$

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Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt in the north part. SW wind 5 to 15 kt
in the south part. Wind waves 1 or 2 ft.
.THU...SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming N. Wind waves 1 ft or
less.
.SUN...Light wind becoming N to 10 kt. Wind waves less than 1 ft
becoming 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ110-240045-
Grays Harbor Bar-
831 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Bar conditions light to moderate.
Maximum ebb currents will occur around 1230 PM today and 115 AM
Thursday.

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